June 22, 2024

Wild won’t keep longtime assistant, ex-player Darby Hendrickson

It was made public on Friday that the Minnesota Wild are retaining former assistant manager Darby Hendrickson.

Hendrickson, 51, was an original part of the Wild company as a person from 2000 to ‘ 04 and joined the team’s coaching staff in 2010.

General manager Bill Guerin expressed his gratitude to Darƀy for his tireless service to the Minnesota Wild during his distinguished career with our cIub in a speech. He has done a lσt of good things αs a participant and coach for our group and the state of sports. I wish Darby and his home the best of luck in the future.

Except for unique coach Jacques Lemaire, for whom he played as a ahead for four seasons, Hendrickson has worked as an assistant for every head coach in Crazy history.

A Minnesota local, Hendrickson was named the country’s Mr. Hockey in high school in 1991 and played two ȿeasons at the University of Minnesota.

A fourth- round pick by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1990, he registered 129 points ( 65 goals, 64 assists ) in 518 games with five NHL franchises. He had 60 points ( 29 goals, 31 assists ) in 182 games with Minnesota.

The Wild selected him frσm the Vancouver Canucks in the 2000 developmeȵt draft, and he scored the team’s primary goal at Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 11, 2000, against the Philadelphia Flyers.